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Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace

730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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This unique glasshouse located in the Botanic Gardens is a familiar landmark in Glasgow.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“exotic plants” (50 reviews)
“green houses” (45 reviews)
“glass house” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE, Scotland
+44 141 334 2422
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

brilliant place for people of all ages, lovely no matter what the weather! the greenhouses were all absolutely beautiful

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The botanic gardens and Kibble palace are features that any Glaswegian will recognise. the gardens are well maintained and there are even a couple of hidden places (not accessible) from Glasgow of a bygone era. The Kibble palace itself is a series of hothouses dedicated...More

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Lovely park like area with some great planting for the gardeners to enjoy, but also good for relaxing and just getting away from the hustle and bustle. There is a river at the back of the gardens with steps down to the bank and a...More

Thank Sylvia L
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Since I visited in November, the array of flowers was limited. Still there are plenty of interesting plants and variety of climates on display even in the winter. The giant green houses are impressive and very worthwhile to see even in the winter.

Thank Marion C
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a huge garden located quite far from the city centre of Glasgow. It has the massive glass house and a quite place for you to take a walk by. After a brisk walk you can visit the Tea Room , which gives you...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

We enjoyed the Botanic Gardens with the huge greenhouses and were surprised and pleased to see the middle one is full of Tasmanian tree ferns (we're from Tasmania)! They correctly identified them as Dicksonia Antarctica but then spoiled it by spelling Tasmania with a z!

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Leaving aside summer, this beautiful place is kinda obvious then... In winter the walks are no less interesting, the greenhouses are more appealing and idea for a few quiet moments with nature; relaxing, or reading, listening to music on earphones, or eating lunch. Highly recommended...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2016

We visited the gardens and Kibble Palace on a particularly cold November morning so the warmth of the greenhouses and the palace were very welcome. They are beautifully maintained with an amazing selection of plants and flowers throughout.

Thank Macpac15
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The botanic Gardens is a lovely place to visit for a coffee or lunch and walking around the beautiful garden and indoor green house area I had my wedding photo shoot there on a beautiful August day and the place was stunning

Thank Mark9289
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Botanic Gardens has been a staple venue in my life. I have lost count of the number of times I have visited as a child, adult, father and grandfather and it has never disappointed. The Kibble Palace is a spectacular grade A listed Victorian...More

Thank Andrew C
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27 December 2017|
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Response from Roland T | Reviewed this property |
The best way is via the underground station from Buchanan Street to Hillhead, and walk a short distance. There may well be a street map at the station.
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